During the time of uncertainty, this article is a research of opinions we gather online whether or not it is safe to get a new piercing during Coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak.
Furthermore, you will find how local piercing businesses react on the situation and what local authorities say.
Should you go for a new piercing during COVID-19 as for March 28, 2020
Our suggestion – NO.
9 of 10 people said that they would postpone their piercing procedure till the end of amid coronavirus pandemic.
If there is no note from the local government regarding the closure of piercing and tattoo businesses, you are welcome to piercing studio.
Most of the piercing studios we analyzed work in “appointment” mode and close their doors to random visitors. Work hours were also reduced.
Stay home and reschedule your piercing appointment. Clean your existing jewelry at least once a day using aftercare solutions.
Are there already some piercing studio closures due to COVID?
- Porter County, Indiana
All studios work in appointment mode, no patrons during the procedure are allowed. Source.
- Governor Whitmer, Michigan
Piercing and tattoo studios are closed due to virus spread. Source.
- New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo
All piercing shops are closed since March 21, 2020. Source.
What is a statement of the Association of Professional Piercers APP?
What are the responses of Piercing Businesses regarding Coronavirus?
- Monarch Studio, Chattanooga, TN
Closed till the end of quarantine. All orders of jewelry will be shipped to customers. All appointments canceled. Source.
- Halopiercing, Arizona
Temporary closed. No activity until further Arizona Health Department updates. Source.
- One Drop Ink, Nashville, TN
Still operating and set more strict sterilization rules. No accompanies during the procedure are allowed. Source.
What news can I read about piercing and Coronavirus quarantine?
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